In accordance with Massachusetts regulations, strict restrictions are in effect for in-person campus events. Most of the the events listed here are taking place remotely on Zoom and other online platforms. See each listing for details. All times are United States Eastern Time Zone.
March 20, 2019
View the sunrise and sunset on the spring equinox among the standing stones of the UMass Amherst Sunwheel at 6:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. 

March 20, 2019


Get the competitive edge by mastering the Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant application process — for either overseas research or teaching English to non-English speakers.

March 20, 2019
10:10 am-11:00 am

Commonwealth Honors College, Elm Hall Rm. 224

Come save a life (or three) and donate blood! UMass Hillel is proud to sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive.

March 20, 2019
10:45 am-4:00 pm

Campus Center, 163

Beginning your search for off-campus housing? Stop by the housing fair.

March 20, 2019
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, Concourse

Time is a limited resource and managing it well is a continuous struggle pre- and post- tenure. Learn how to prioritize your time and use strategies to make the most of the time you have. 

March 20, 2019
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Campus Center, 803

Since the 2016 election cycle, we have all become aware that social media, and the wide variety of clickbait information that circulates there, have become powerful forces in national politics.

March 20, 2019
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

Nanoscale materials enable unique opportunities at the interface between the physical and life sciences, for example, by integrating electronic devices with cells and/or tissue to make possible bidirectional communication at the length scales relevant to biological function.

March 20, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222

Join us to hear Professor Phillip Sinitiere deliver a talk entitled, 'Sojourning Through the South: W. E. B. Du Bois and Prairie View State College'. A reception with drinks and light refreshments will follow. 

March 20, 2019
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2220

Participate in Connections in Color to find your UMass Voice.  This group engages in conversation regarding academic and social pressures of being a student of color at UMass

March 20, 2019
5:00 pm-6:20 pm

Wilder Hall, 102

The UMCA’s Twelfth Annual Curatorial Fellowship Exhibition, What’s So Funny? How Humor Makes Us Think, explores how humor may be used to provoke serious conversations on topics surrounding the political, social, and sexual climate of our world.

March 20, 2019
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, a radical narration about race in America, using the writer’s original words, as read by actor Samuel L. Jackson.  The film draws upon Baldwin’s notes on the lives and assasinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.  to explore and present a fresh and radical perspective to the current racial narrative in America.

March 20, 2019
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Malcolm X Cultural Center

Join the Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies at its fourth screening of the 26th anniversary season of the annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival.

March 20, 2019
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

The Department of Music and Dance presents a Guest Artist Concert by Kris Danielsen, trombone, with faculty pianist Nikki Stoia.

March 20, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

This is a weekly drop-in group for students who are coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, or asexual and for students who are already out and looking for a place of support to talk about being LGBTQIA+.

September 5—April 24, 2019, Wednesdays 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
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November 21, December 19—January 16, March 13

Wilder Hall, 102

Through Domestic Exchange, UMass students can study at another college or university, allowing them to live in another geographic area, access courses and facilities not offered at their home campus, and broaden their undergraduate experience. 

October 17—May 1, 2019, Wednesdays 4:45 pm
October 18—April 26, 2019, Thu/Fri 2:30 pm
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March 13—March 15

Goodell Hall, 511

The Vipassana Meditation Center (VMC) of Shelburne, MA offers 10-day residential, silent meditation courses twice monthly to the public without charge on an unsolicited, voluntary, pay-it-forward, donation basis.

December 26—January 6, 2019
March 13—March 24, 2019

Vipassana Meditation Center
The HFA Student Showcase is a chance for the entire UMass Amherst campus to witness the brilliant creativity of students with majors and minors in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.

January 10—April 5, 2019


On January 1, 2019, US materials created in the year 1923 came out of copyright and are now free for public use and sharing.

January 28—May 24, 2019 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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March 9—March 10, March 16—March 17, May 11

Science and Engineering Library

Hear from inspiring teachers. Connect with others interested in education. Get involved in service and teaching opportunities. Come join the Education Club at UMass to connect with others passionate about education!

January 30—May 1, 2019, Wednesdays 6:45 pm-8:00 pm
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February 13, March 13, April 10

Furcolo Hall, 102

A leading figure in the art world for four decades, Terry Winters became well-known in the 1980s for his materially-conscious drawings, prints and paintings.

January 31—April 26, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
February 1—April 28, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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February 18, March 9—March 17, April 15

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

Xylor Jane’s hypnotic paintings are rooted in mathematical concepts, numerology, and love.

January 31—April 26, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
February 2—April 28, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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February 18, March 9—March 17, April 15

University Museum of Contemporary Art, 33

Innovative skills-based free workshops open to all UMass students, focused on learning practical tools for coping with stress and anxiety.

February 4—May 3, 2019, weekdays 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
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March 11—March 15, April 15

Middlesex House

In 2007, the Marriott Center for Hospitality Management opened for its first active semester.

February 5—April 24, 2019, Tue/Wed
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February 19, March 12—March 13, April 2, April 17

Campus Center, 1101

The UMass Amherst Center for Women & Community (CWC) is now hiring for Fall 2019 volunteer, internship, work-study and other positions.

February 19—March 22, 2019


A group show featuring works by Kate Brehm, Benjamin Heller, Kathryn Fanelli, Vick Quezada, Tony Reamer, Jessica Scott and Chaehee Yoon. 

February 20—March 22, 2019, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
February 24—March 24, 2019, Sun/Mon 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
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February 18

Herter Art Gallery

¿Cómo se dice? is a student development program that seeks to examine Spanish idioms in relation to cultural of origin and current experienes within the Diaspora.

February 20, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
March 6, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
March 20, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
April 3, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
April 17, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Latin American Cultural Center, Hampden DC 2nd floor

Born in Chicago and currently living in Western Massachusetts, David Andrews applies his keen eye to an impressive series of drawings.

February 28—March 28, 2019, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
March 4—March 26, 2019, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
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March 11—March 15

Augusta Savage Gallery

Angela Zammarelli’s work lives at an intersection of fantasy and reality. By using play in a broad context, she asks how fantastical elements call upon reality to give them meaning, and how observations in reality can slip into the fantastical through certain framing.

March 4—June 1, 2019, weekdays 8:00 am-5:00 pm
March 4—June 1, 2019, Saturdays 9:00 am-12:00 pm
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May 27

UMassFive College Federal Credit Union
Take a step toward your future and join us for this two day event. Meet alumni, make lasting professional connections and define your own path into a successful career. 

March 20, 2019 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
March 21, 2019 10:00 am-5:30 pm

Campus Center